European Tour

Australians playing new works in Europe

European Tour

Ensemble Offspring’s tour to Europe, featuring a world premiere of Australian composer Damien Ricketson’s Trace Elements. Other featured Australian composers in the program include Elena Kats-Chernin, Dominik Karski and Michael Smetanin in our first ever outing to London, Amsterdam, Warsaw and Cracow.


Michael Finnissy — Banumbirr, flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano (1982)
Dominik Karski — Streams of Consciousness, viola & cello (2000)
Elena Kats-Chernin — Gypsy Ramble, violin, cello & piano (1996)
Damien Ricketson — Trace Elements, flute, clarinet, violin & cello (2003 world premiere)
Kaija Saariaho — Cendres, flute, cello & piano (1998)
Michael Smetanin — Spray, alto flute, bass clarinet & piano (1990)
Pawel Szymanski — Two Illusory Constructions, clarinet, cello & piano (1984


Mark Knoop (conductor)
Thomas Talmacs (violin/viola)
Geoffrey Gartner (cello)
Kathleen Gallagher (flute)
Jason Noble (clarinet)

Past Performances

London, St Giles in the Fields, Friday 19th September, 2003
Amsterdam Tot en Met
, Sunday 21st September, 2003
Warsaw Warsaw Autumn
, Tuesday 23rd September, 2003
, Friday 26th September, 2003


Download concert program here